Robotic Systems Technician

Location: Waterloo, IA

Job Title: Automation Technician

Location: Waterloo, IA

Salary: $30-40/hour

Job Summary: The Automation Technician is responsible for supporting the electrical/controls infrastructure of the facility and implementing new processes or strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to all electrical codes.
  • Maintain all electrical MOCs.
  • Perform annual NFPA 70E plant inspection and electrical safety program audit.
  • Ensure all electrical PM’s are completed timely.
  • Work with Maintenance Planner to schedule and perform automation preventative maintenance and calibrations.
  • Coordinate and assist with control system start-up and commissioning.
  • Work to optimize and maintain automation inventory.
  • Ensure critical facility electrical systems and programming problems are identified and repaired.
  • Monitor electrical systems and electrical apparatus used in the plant including: Transformers, Switchgear, Panels/Breakers/disconnects, UPS systems, PLC’s, Power monitoring systems, and Instrumentation.
  • Create and read ladder logic and flow diagrams for program design, startup, simulation, and testing.
  • Design, coordinate, troubleshoot, and support Programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), Human Machine Interface (HMI) / SCADA systems, Communications, Databases (i.e. SQL server).
  • Develop process control flow diagrams.
  • Develop piping and instrumentation diagrams (P& ID's).

Education & Experience:

  • 2-year degree in Industrial Controls or Electrical related field
  • All experience levels are considered. New Grads and Entry Level is fine.
  • Knowledge/prior experience or familiarity with NFPA 70AE
  • Understanding of PLC, HMI, Electrical Circuits
  • Ability to work Night Shift and Rotating Schedule 7pm-7:30am
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